ASS Maschinenbau received two awards in 2022. The IHK Köln (­Cologne Chamber of Commerce and ­Industry) recognized Tobias Sax for his above-average grades in completing his industrial clerk apprenticeship and at the same time honored ASS for their outstanding performance when it comes to vocational training.

MIGUA Fugensysteme received the German Brand Award in the ­category “Excellent Brands – Buildings & ­Elements”.

OFA Bamberg was awarded the “Top Job” seal, marking it out as an attractive employer. This was also confirmed by the BRIGITTE 2022 employee survey, which counted the company among the best companies for women in Germany. The textile product refinement trainee Philipp Steger was also recognized by the IHK Ober­franken.

Leon Eibes, a cutting machine operator with PEISELER was recognized as one of the best trainees of 2022 by the IHK Trier.

REMKO trainee Domenik Achziger from Lage received more than 92 of 100 possible points in his IHK exam, making him the top trainee.

SCHUSTER Klima Lüftung was again named Training Company of the Year by IHK and HWK Schwaben (Swabian Chamber of Trade).

The SIMON GROUP ranked among the TOP 100 again in the 2022 competition and received the seal for its innovativeness.

Tecalemit GmbH & Co. KG, a HORNGROUP brand, received an innovation award at the Parts and Service World 2022 trade fair in the “­Workshop” category with its TMS smart fluid management.

The INDUS holding company received the “Innovation through Research” seal from the Deutsche Wissenschaft e.V. foundation association.


Both the BUDDE Fördertechnik and KÖSTER portfolio companies celebrated their 70-year anniversaries in 2022.

Established in 1992, MESUTRONIC celebrated its 30th anniversary.


INDUS grew with two first-level ­acquisitions this year:

— With the completion of the acquisition of HEIBER+­SCHRÖDER in April 2022, the Group gained a provider of special machinery for the cardboard industry.

— In May 2022, INDUS acquired the HELD Group in Heusenstamm, Offenbach. The HELD Group develops and produces machines and equipment for laser cutting and welding technology.

Annual Shareholders’ Meeting

INDUS streamed its 31st Annual Shareholders’ Meeting from the rooms of Koeln­messe’s Congress Center Nord on May 31, 2022. Around 370 viewers joined virtually. In 2023, for the first time in three years, the INDUS ASM will be taking place in person on May 17, 2023.


As part of the fourth strategic initiative “Striving for Sustainability,” the INDUS sustainability development bank was launched at the beginning of the year. The decision to fund a total of six projects was taken. Three of the applications are for photovoltaic systems with a total investment volume of EUR 2 million.

INDUS published its second sustainability magazine at the end of July, focusing on the topic of “Sustainable Construction” and providing direct insights into the ESG activities of the portfolio companies.